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Recollections of a Colonels Daughter

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Recollections of a Colonels Daughter

    INDEX

     st1 Bengal Brigade of the Army of the Indus, 3 ndst2 Battalion 1 Royals, 54 rd3 (The East Kent) Regiment of Foot (The Buffs), viii, 37, 54 th7 Royal Fusiliers, v, 2-3 th8 (The King’s) Regiment of Foot, ix, 44-45, 54 th9 Lancers, 41 th10 Regiment of Punjab Infantry, xiii, 61 thst13 (1 Somersetshire) (Prince Albert’s Light Infantry) Regiment, v, xiv, 3, 7, 13, 27, 32, 38-39, 54 th16 Lancers, 37 th18 Royal Irish, 2 ndrd22 Fusileers, (or 23), 12 nd22, 45 th26 Cameronians, 32 th49, 32 rd53 Foot, 35 th60 Foot, 29 nd72, 45 st81 Regiment (The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment) nd82 Regiment of Foot, 55 th86, 47

    Arakan Coast, 7 Bechwanas, 22 A

    Abyssinia, x, xiii-xiv, 61 Arjumand, 34 Beebee, 49

    Abyssinian War, xiii-xiv armour, 40 Beebee Banaw, 50 Aceh, illustration Army of Occupation, iv-v, 2 Beebee Sanbye, 50-51 Acheen, 10 Army of the Indus, ix Beebee Zindu, xv, 49-52 Acheenese, 10 Arogie, 61 Beebee Zindu, Chota, 50 Ackbar, 34, 36 artillery, 49 beef, 25-26, 36, 43 Acts of Judas Thomas, 5 Asaf Khan, 34 Behar, 33

    Adah, 55 asbestos, xii, 16-17, illustration Bell, Ross, 41 Afghanistan, vi, ix, 3-4, 6, illustration, 35, Ashokan script, ix Benares, illustration, 42

    41, 50 Asia, 10, 30, 36, 51 Bengal, iv-v, vii, viii Afghans, ix Asiatic Society, The, ix Bengali, 34 Africa, iv, viii-ix, xii-xiv, 14, 16, 18, 20-24, attar of roses, 51 Bentinck, Lord William, 32 26, 30, 36, 51 Auckland, x, xiv, 55 Berhampore, 28 Africans, 51 Aurangzibi, 34 Bestandig, Mrs, 15 agate, 16-17 Australia, 6, 28, 54 Bestandig (family), 31 Agincourt, 42 ayah, 31, 36-37, 39, 45 Bharatpur, 29 Agra, vii-viii, 28-29, 32, 34-35, 36 bheestee, 37

    ague, 8, 40 Bible, 24 B

    Ahipene Kaihau, xi Badcock, Mary, v Bihar State, vii, 27, illustration, 33 Ai-Ais, 20 bagpipes, xii-xiii, 43 Bird, Isabella, xiv Airey, Colonel, 54 Baird, General Sir David, 26, illustration birds, 6, 25, 28, 30, 34, 36, 41, 53

    Akbar the Great, 34, 36 Balochs, 49 Black Hole of Calcutta, iv Alamayu Simyen Tewodoros, H.H. Prince, Baluchistan, 50 Blakeney, Sir Edward, 2 xiii, xiv, 61 bamboo, 5, 32, 34 Blanc, Henry, xiv Alexander III of Macedon, viii bananas, 10 blistering ointments, vi, 8 Alexander, 31 Banaw, 50 blistering, algebra, 51 Bandel, 55 bloodletting, vi, 28 Aliwal, 45 Bangladesh, 6 Bodh Gaya, vii, 27 Allahabad, 32 banjo, 19 Boer, 22

    alligator, 33-34 Banou, see Banaw Bognor, v

    Allport, Captn Thomas, 14 baobab tree, 24 Boileau, Colonel, 45 almonds, 44 barbarians, 15 Bokhara, iv Ambala, 29 Barnstaple, 30 Bombay Harbour, 53 Amharic, xiv barque, 42-43, 55 Bombay, ix, 44-46, 49, 52-54 amputation, vi barrack, 27, 40, 45, 47-48 bon(e) amie, 29 Anderman, Mrs, 15 Basha Felika (Basha Felecca), xiii-xv, 37 Bonaparte, Napoleon, iv-v, vii Andhra Pradesh, 42 basso rilievo, 35 bones, 17-18, 23, 29 Anglo-Indian, 41 bat, 29, 41 Bonnaventura, 53 anna, 46 bathing ghats, illustration Boschmen, 15 Anna, 8-9, 11 Battle of Waterloo, v, 2 Botswana, 21 Anson, Captain Octavius Henry St. George, Bay of Bengal, 6-8, 42 Bow, 3

    41 Bay of Biscay, vi brahman, viii, 33

    antelope, 18, 24 Bayley, Dr, 44 brain-fever bird, vi antimony, 51 Beachly Downs, xii brig, illustration

    anumarana, vi bearer, 28-29, 36, 49, 53 brimstone, 20 apoplexy, 6 Beas, ix Bristol, 43 Arabian Sea, 45, 49 Bechualand, 21 Britain, iv, vi, vii Arabic, xii Bechuana, 21, 24 British Museum, 8 Arabs, 51 Bechuana, King and Queen of, 21

    66 British, iv-x, xiii, xiv, 4, 6-9, 11, 13, 28, 31, Charter (of the East India Company), 31 cremation, illustration

    38, 40-42, 45, 49, 52, 54 Chartres, Bessie, 55 Crimea, 54

    Browne, Mrs, 44 Chatham, 43, 54-56 Crispe (family), 58 Bruce, Audrey, xi, 58 chattie (chatty), 37, 46 crocodiles, 6 Buddha, iv, vii, 8, 27 Cheedubah, 7 curios, 7, 29, 41 Buddhism, viii, 8 cheer, 41 curries,

    Buddhist, 8 Cheltenham, 44 curry, iv, 51, 59 buffalo herders, 38 Chenab, ix cutl cutl, 52

    Buffs, The, viii, 37 chess, 51, 58

    Bufo melanostictus, 27 Chichester, 13, 44, 54 D

    buggy, 6, 38 chicken, 59 D Company, 48 bugles, 33 Chigwell, 43 dacoits, xv

    bul-buls, 36 Chillianwalla, 45 dak, (dâk) 51

    bull, ix China, 54 Dalhousie, Lord, 52 bullock cart, vii Chinese, xii dalit, viii, 8

    bullock, 16-19, 22, 28 Chinsurah, 28-29, 55 Dallzell, General, 6 bulwarks, 27 cholera, vi, x, 42, 47 dance, 3, 9, 19, 25, 42 bungalow, vi, 34, 36-37, 44, 47 Chota, 50 dandies, 32-33

    Burma, vii, xii, 7, 28 chowkedar, 37 Dartnell, George Russell, 29 Burmah, xii, 6-8 chowkee, 46 Darwin, Charles, xiv Burmese war, 7 Christee, Sheik Selim, 36 deer, 18-21, 24 Burmese, vii Christmas, 24, 37 Dejazmatch, 61

    Byers (family), 31 chronometer, 42 Delhi, 36, 55

     chubaynee, 32 Dennie, Colonel, v, 4

    chubestra, 37 Dennie, Major, 13 C

    Cabul, xii, 3-4, 13, 41 chuddar, 50 Dera Ismail Khan, 61 calabash, 19 chunam, 5, 50 desert, 15, 18-19, 25-26, 47 Calcutta, iv-vii, ix, 5-6, 8, 12, 26-28, chunamee, 37 Deva Nagree (Devanagari), 7 illustration, 30-31, 42, 51 chuprassie, 37 Dewar, Sandy, 41 Calliope, 62 churuk puja, vii dhal, 32

    camel, 19, 25, 47, 49-50 Clifton, 43 dhoby, 36

    Cameron, 48-49 Clive, Robert (Clive of India), iv, vi diamond, 2, 31 Cameron, General, 62 clock, 9, 32, 40, 48, 50 Dinapore, vii, 27-29 Cameron, Julia Margaret, xiv coachman, 37 dingey, 6

    Campbell, Lord, 56 Cobb, Captn Henry, 3 Diwali (festival of lights), 42 Campbell, Sir Archibald, 7, illustration cobra, 8, illustration, 30 doctor, 8, 14-15, 21, 29-30, 37, 40-41, 43,

    cancer, 14 cocoa-nut, 6 48, 52-53, 55 candle, 44 coins, ix donkey, 2

    cannabis, vii coir, 4 Dorking, 25

    cannibalism, iv Colaba, 45, 53 Douglas, 54

    canoe, 6 Cold Harbour, 45 dragon, 29

    Canterbury, 55 Colgong, illustration, 33 drey, 62

    cantonment, 26-27, 36-38, 40, 47 colonial lantern, 58 drums, 42

    Cape districts, 16 Combermere, Lady, 29 Dubba, 49

    Cape of Good Hope, 8-9, 11-12, 14-16, 21, Combermere, Lord, 29 Dublin, viii, 2, 43, 45, 54 26, 30-32, 43, 55 commando, 23 duck, 25

    Cape Town, iv, viii, 14-15, 26, illustration, Conolly, Captain Arthur, iv dueling, v

    30-31, 43 convicts, iv Dum Dum, 50

    Caribbean, 51 coral, 21 durbar, viii, 40

    carjowars, 50 Corannas, 22 Dussehra (Durga Puja), 42 Carr, Mrs, 13 Corbyn, Dr, 42 Dutch, xii, 15-16, 19-20, 22-23, 26, 31, 42

    cart, 41 Corbyn, F., 42 Dutch East India Company, iv Cashmere, 35, 40 Corfu, 53 Dutch forces, xi caste system, 6, 33 Cork, 2 Dutton, Miss, 55 caste, 33 cornelian, 51 dysentery, 8, 45 cattermaran, 4 Coromandel Coast, 4

    cattle, 21-22, 24-25, 58 coroner, x E

    cavalry, 29, 49 Corunna, 26 Eagles Nest, 39 Cawnpore, 28 Cotton (family), 29 eaglet, 19

    Central Asia, iv, vii Cotton, Colonel, 30 East India Company, vi, xv, 31 Ceylon, 6 Cotton, Mrs, 29 East India Docks, 3 Chabenee, 32 Cotton, Cornelia, xiii, xiv East Indies, 3 Chabutra, 5 Cotton, Lynch, 29 Eastfield, Grandma, 3 Chador, 50 Cotton, Colonel Sydney, 28 Eastfield, Captain John, v chamberlain, 52 Cotton, Sir Sydney, 61 Eastfield, Margaret Smith (m.. Tristram

    Champ-de-Mars, 12-13 coup-de-vang, 12 Squire), v; see also Squire, Margaret charbutra, 5 cow, vii, 2, 21-22, 36, 38 Eclipse, 62

    Charnley, Ann, v Cowan, James, xi, 58 Edinburgh, Duke of, xiii Charnock, Job, iv cowries, 8 eel, 44, 58

    charpoy, 38, 40, 46, 49 Creagh, Sir Michael, 3-4 Eglan, Captain, 8-9, 11

    67 Eksteenfontein, 20 gallows, 51 Havelock, Sir Henry, 28, 39 eland, 18-19 Galway, 43 Havelock, Josie, 39 elephant, ix, 26, 31, 38-39, 45, 50 Ganesha, vii Havelock, Colonel William, 45 Ellen, 26 Ganges River, vii, 6, illustration, 29, 32-33, Heber, Bishop Reginald, 6, illustration Elphin Lodge, 55 34 Heiderman (family), 31 Elsee (the slave), 26 Gautama, Siddharta, vii Heinermann, Miss, 15 Emir, iv Gavialis gangeticus, 33 hen, 12, 19, 25 England, iv-v, ix-x, xii-xiii, 2-3, 7-8, 17, 22, gemsbok, 18 henna, 51

    24-25, 31, 41-44, 53-54, 56 General Kydd, 3 Henty, George A., xiv England, Chancellor of, 56 George IV, 3, 22 Hercules, see Speedy, James Arthur English, 3, 7-8, 10, 24, 26, 28, 30, 39, 41, 52 George, King of Great Britain, iv Herefordshire, 53

    Englishman, 33, 51 ghurra, 38 Heron, Captain, 58 enlightenment, vii Ghuznee, vi, ix, 3-4, 13, illustration, 35 Hewett, Vice-Admiral Sir William, xiii Erith Churchyard, 53 Giles, Dr, 58 Highlander, 49

    Escaut River, 2 Giles, Ada Augusta Oriental, 55 Himalaya, ix, 36, 39 Ethiopia, xiii giraffe, 19, 25 Himalayan, 36, 41 Eufoszai, xiii Glasgow, 24 Hindee, viii, 54 Europe, iv, viii gnu, 18-19, 25 Hindi, xii, 5, 7, 34 European, 6, 8, 36, 41, 47 goat, 14, 30 Hindoo, xii, 34 Europeans, iv, vi, ix-x, 40 gold, 3, 34-35, 40, 50-51 Hindu, xii, 8, 33-34, 51 Eusufzai, 61 Gosport, 44 Hindu Kush Mountains, viii Everest, ix Gough, Lord, 4 Hochstetter, Dr. Ferdinand von, x, 59 Exhibition, 54 Gough, Sir Hugh, 45 Holcombe, 32

    Exteen, Jacob von, 20, 22-23 Governor General, 52 Holcombe, Mrs, 54; see also Squire, Louisa

     Graham, Colonel and Mrs, 26 Holcombe, Colonel Alexander E.F., v, 54

    Grahamstown, 26 Holmes, Alfred, xi F

    fairies, 3 gram, 32 honey, 10

    Fairlea, xi-xii, xiv, Plate 2 Grand Riviere, 13 Honourable Company, iv fakir, 33 Grand Trunk Road, 28 Hoogly, 6, 55

    Fane, General Sir Henry, viii, 38-39, 40 Grange, x, 56, 58-60, 62 hooka, iv

    Fatehpur Sikri, 36 Grant, Andrew, 8, 11 hook-swinging, vii Felpham, v, 55 grasscutters, 37 Hoosain Ali Khan, 49-50 female infanticide, vi Gravesend, 53 Horn of Africa, xiii Ferozepore, 38-39 Great Game, iv, vii horns, 17-18

    fever, 8, 23, 40, 48, 52-53 Green (ship owner), 53 horse, x, 2, 6, 15-16, 22-23, 28-29, 30, 34,

    Findlay (family), 58 Grey, Sir George, x, 60 36, 38, 41, 48-49 fire worshippers, ix griffin, v, illustration hospital, 37, 39-40, 44, 48 fireworks, 31-32, 42 Griquatown, 24, 26 hostages, x

    First Afghan War, ix, 28, 38, 54 groom, 37 hot spring, 15, 21 First Anglo-Burmese War, vii, 3, 28 Gudgeon, Thos. Wayth, xi Hottentot, 15-16, 18, 22, 25 First Sikh War, ix, 45 Guines (officer), 4 Houghton (West Sussex), 55 fishing, 58 Gujarat, 49 Houghton, Mrs (née Squire), 54; see also flax, iv Gulab Singh, 40 Squire, Ellen

    flies, 21, 36 Gullick, John M., xiii, 61 Houghton, Capt. Alfred John , R.N., 54 flogging, vi Gunga, 34 hovel, 46

    flowers, 8, 11, 13, 17, 19, 24, 28, 35, 37 gunpowder, 15 Howard, Edward Weston Stanley, 31 flutes, 33 guns, 32, 40 howdah, 50

    flying fish, 4 Gypsy camp, 33 hubble tubble, iv, 32 Forbes, 32 Hugo, Mr, 15

    Forest Rifles, 62 human heads, iv H

    Forester, 32 hackeries, vii human skulls, vi Forlorn Hope, 4 Hagee, 52 hurricane, 12-13, 27 Formosa, xiii haji, 52 Hussoors, 46

    fort, 36, 49, 51 half rupees, 45 Hyderabad, Scinde, ix, 45, 47, 49, 52-53 Fort William, 6, 13, 27, 30, 32, 42 Hamilton, Dr, 4 hyena, 18, 23-24, 30 fosse-tray, 32 Hamza ibn Abdul Muttalib, 49

    fowl, 6, 36, 46, 51 Hans (the slave), 16-19, 25, 26 I

    fox, 19, 41 Hanuman, vii ice cream, 37

    Fox, Mr, 60 hapu, 62 ice, 37, 55

    frambois, 12 Hardinge, Viscount, 54 ices, 5, 37

    France, iv-v, xii, 2 harijan, viii idols, ix, 7-8

    Franklin, xi, xv Haroto, 56 Illustrious Garrison, xiv, 3 Franklin Times, The, xv, 24, 58 Harper, Robert, xv, 37 India, iv-x, xii-xv, 3-8, 12-13, 26-29, 31-32,

    Fraser, George MacDonald, xiii, 61 hartebeaste, 18-19 34-45, 47-49, 51-52, 54-56 French, viii, xii, 8-9, 11-12, 42 Hasler Barracks, 44 Indian Mutiny and Great Revolt, xiii, 6, 28

    frigate, 3, 4 Hastings, 43 Indian Ocean, xv fruits, 6, 11 Hauraki, 60 Indian rope trick, vii fusil, 2 Havelock, Mrs, 39 Indian, 6, 8, 10-11, 27-28, 30, 33, 37-38, 41,

    Futeh poor Sicri, 36 Havelock, Harry, 39 46, 49, 51-52, 54

    Havelock, Henry, 28 Indus River, ix, 45, 47 G

    68 insects, 11-12 Koh-e-Noor, 40 Mahomed Bey, 49-50 Invasion of the Waikato, 58 Kolkata, iv, 5 maidan, 39

    Ireland, v, viii, xii, xv, 2, 43, 54 Koran, 35 Maitjes Ruik oor Waarberg, 31 Irish, 2-3, 42 kraal, 22-23 majhi (maji), 34

    Isle of France, 12-14 Krishna, 8 makodar, 52

    Isle of Man, xii, 31, 54-55 ksatriya, viii, 33 malaria, vi, x, xv, 8, 24 Italians, 8 kulfees, 37 Malaya, xiii ivory, ix, 5, 7, 23, 26, 41 Kurnal (Kurnaul), viii, 38-41 Malays, 11

     Kurrachee, 45-47, 52 Mall, The, 39

    Kuruman, 22, 24 mallie, 37 J

    jackal, 19, 24, 33, 46, 47 Manaung Island, 7 Jain, vii mangee, 34 L

    jaunpaun, 39 La Bengali, 43 manjee (manjhi), 34 jaunpaunees, 39 Lacy, Captain, 40 Manukau, xi, 59 Java, xi Lady Hayes, 14 Maori, x-xi, xiii, 58-60, 62 Jehan Kampani, iv lagoed, 33 masoola, 4-5

    Jehangir, 34 Lal Singh, 45 Mass, Monsieur, 8-9 Jehanglish, 34 Lall Tiibar, 39 massacre in the passes, ix Jellalabad, ix, 3 Lammê, Monsieur, 8-9, 11 Massawa (Massowah), xiii, 61 Jerram, James Havelock, xi lamps, 9, 42 Masulipatum, 42 Jerram, Tim, xi-xii Landour, 39 mate, 39

    Jervois, Sir William, xii Landrost, 15-16, 22-23 mater, 36

    jewel in the crown, iv lantern, 2, 15 Matthews (family), 58 jewelry, 31, 42 lanthorne, 15, 42, 44 Mauku, x-xi, 55-56, 58-62 jewels, 40, 51 Larkanah, 47, 49 Maunsell, Rev. Dr., 59 Jhelum River, ix, 45 larks, xi Maunsell, Robert, xv John Fleming, 44 Larut, xii-xiii, 61 Mauritius, xii, 12-14, 27 John, King of Abyssinia, xiii Lascars, 8 mausaletee, 36

    Johnson, Dr., ix lash, vi Meanee (Meeanee), 49-50 Johnstone, David, 56 Lashkar, see Lascars Mecca, 52

    Johnstone, Captain John Campbell, xv, 56, Latakoo, 24 Medical Board, 8, 41, 53 60 Lawrence, Honoria, viii Meerut, viii, 36-38, 41 Johnstone-Smith, Sophie May, xv Leadenhall, 31 Mellsop (family), 58 Jones (officer), 7 leeches, 33 Melvilles, Mr, 26 Jones, Sir William, ix, 51 Leith, Mr, 4 memsahib, v-vi

    Joosuf Ke Tanda, 49-51 lemon, 37 Menelik, King of Abyssinia, xiii Jullundur, 35 leopard, 53 Mentri, xiii

    Jumuna River, vii, 32 Light of Asia, viii Meredith (officer), 4 jungle, 47 Limestone, 5, 37, 50 Miani, Battle of, 49 justice of the peace, x lion, 3, 17-18, 22-24, 34, 44 micoes, 46

     Lion of Punjab, vii, 39 Military College, Dublin, 45

    liquor, 9 milk, 2, 14, 21, 38 K

    Kabul, ix, xii Livingstone, Dr David, 24, illustration minahs, 36

    Kaffir, xii, 22-26, 41 Livingstone, Mary Moffat, 24, illustration minaret, 35 Kaffir tent, 25, illustration locusts, 24 missionaries, iv Kaffir Thungee, 41 London, 3, 7, 17, 31, 54-55 Missouri, 39 Kali, vi Long Depression, xii Moffat, Robert, 22, 24, illustration Kama Sutra, vii lota, 42, 50 Moffat, Robert and Mary, 24 Kanpur, 28 Lower Waikato, x, xv monauls, 41 Karachi, ix, 45, 47, 49 Lucknow, 28 money changer, 46 Karaners, 22 Lush, Reverend Vicesimus, x monkey, 14

    Kariotahi Beach, xi Lusk, Mr, xi monsoon, vi, 45 kaross, 21 Moodkee, 4

    Kashmir, 28 Morley (family), 58 M

    Kenneeburg, Mr, 15 McCreagh, Colonel, 3 Morris, Nona, xi, 58 Kenniburg, Mildred, 15 Macdonald, Charlotte, xi, 58 mosaic, 35

    Kent East Indiaman, vi, 3-4, illustration Macey, Captn Charles, 55 Moslem, 10, 33-34 Kent, Mrs, 13 MacGirk, Paddy, 2 Moultaan, 45 khansamah, 36-37 MacKay, Mr, 55 Mount Edgecombe, 55 Khoord Cabul, 3 Madden, Dr Chas., 41 mouse deer, 19 khuskhus, 51 madhya, 34 Muhammad, 49 Khyber Pass, 50 Madras, 4, 8-9 Muir, Brian, xi, 58 kianga, 59 Magdala, 61 Multan, 47

    Kid, 3, 6 magistrate, 22, 54 Mumtaz Mahal, 34 King of England, 22 mahagan shroff, 46 Munggaltana, 61 King, 3, 21-22, 30, 44 mahajan (mahajum), see mahagan shroff munshi, viii

    kingfishers, 41 maharaja, vii, ix, xiii murder, 47

    Kingite, 59, 62 Maharashtra State, 45 musk rats, 12 Kipling, Rudyard, xiv, 30, 41 Mahatma Gandhi, 49 muskets, iv, x kitmutgar, 36 Mahavira, vii Muslim, 51-52

    69 muslin, 42, 49-50 pariah, 33, 46 Pune, 45

    Mussoorie, 39 Parkes, Fanny, 7, 43 pungkah, 37

    Mutiny, 6, 54 parrots, 36 Punjab, ix, xiii, 26, 35, 38-39 mutton, 36 Parsons (family), 58 punka, 5, 37

    Mvokerjie, Jay Rissen, 28 Pathan, 50 purdahs, 48

    Myanmar, xii Patna, vii, 27, illustration puriri, 58

    mydaan, 39 Patterson, Captn James, 26 pyjamas, 49-51

     Patumahoe, 59, 62

    Pauravas, viii N Q

    naga, 8 peacock, 36 qatl karma, 52

    Namaquas, 22 peafowl, 36, 41 quagga, 25-26, illustration Namibia, 20 peahen, 36 Queen, 13, 21, 24, 26, 31, 40, 52

    Nandi, vii pearls, 14, 40 Quinine, 40 Napier, Sir Charles, 49-51 Peel, 54

    Napier, Sir Robert, xiii-xiv, 61 Penang, xiii, 61 R

    native, 6-8, 10-11, 15, 20, 24, 26, Peninsula War, v Raglan, xv, 60 illustrations, 33-34, 36, 40-42, 47, 50, 52 Pennefather, 45 rainy season, 27, 39-40 native agent, x, 58 pepper, 10-11 raisins, 44, 51 Neetling, Dr, 15, 31 Persian, viii, xii, 7-8, 49, 51-52, 54 Raja Porus, viii Negro, 8, 16, 19, 55 Pettingale, 53 raja, vii, 31 Neiburg (family), 31 phallic worship, vi Rajhmahl, 33-34 Nepal, xiii, 8 pheasant, xi, 41, 58 Rampart Barracks, 6 Nepalese wars, 31 phlebotomy, vi, 28 Ramree Island, 7 New Plymouth, 55 piano, 42 Rangoon, 7, illustration New Zealand, iv, x-xiii, xv-xvi, 54-55, Pickering, William A, xii Ranjit Singh, Maharaja, see Singh, 58-61 pig, 58 Maharaja Ranjit Newmaan, Mr, 15 pigeon, 28, 40, 58 raspberry, 37 Ngah Ibrahim, xiii pilau, 51 rats, 12, 30 Ngatiteata, xi Pilbrow (supercargo), 8 Ravi, ix

    Nicholson (the old sailor), 27 pillans, 51 Raw, John, 53 Nightingale, 36 pineapple, 37 Red Sea, xiii noble savage, vii Pioneer, 62 regimental interpreter, viii, 54 North Sumatra, illustration pipe, 33, 37, 42, 44 reincarnation, vi North-West Frontier Province, viii, xiii, 50, pirate vessel, 12 resident magistrate, x, 58, 62 61 pistachio nuts, 51 Reyneefeldt, Mr, 15 Nour Mahal, 35 pistol, 30 Reynefeldt (family), 31 Nubia, xiv Pittar, Parke, 31 Reynolds, Captain, 32 nuns, 2 Pittar, Rebecca, 31 rheumatism, 21 Nuseerabad, 54 Pittar, William, 31 Richardson, Captn, 53

     plantain, 10, 13 Richardson, Charles, 29-31, 41, 49, 54

    plantation, 13 Richardson, Mary Margaret Woolmore (née O

    O’Flynn, Dr, 15, 20 Plassey Gate, 6 Squire), 54; see also Squire, Mary O’Flynn, Mrs, 15 plover, 33 Richardson, Susan, 47 Ochterlong’s Monument, 31 Poett (native chief), 10-11 Richardson, Tristram (Trim) Squire, 29, 47

    Ochterlony, Sir David, 31 Poland Street, 54 Richardson’s Redbreasts, 41 OM, illustration Pondicherry, 9 Riely (officer), 4 Onehunga, xi pony, 27, 39 RikkiTikkiTavi, 30 Oordoo, viii, 54 poom, 37 risaldar, 6

    ophthalmia, 41 Poonah, ix, 45 Robertson, Dr, 39 opium, iv Pope, Mr, 15-17, 19-20, 22, 24 Rodd, Rennell, xiii Orange River, 16 Porbandar, 49 Rose Cottage, 31 Ordoo, 7 Port Louis, 12, 14 rose water, 50 Oriel College, Cheltenham, 44 Port Waikato, 58, 60, 62 rose, 10-11, 27, 38, 40, 50 Oriental, 51 Portsmouth, 43, 55 ruby, 40

    Oriental, 55, Plate I Portugal, v rum, iv

    ostrich, 25, 26 Portugeze, 8 rupee, vi, 45-46 Oudh, xiii, 61 Portuguese, 33 russalah, 6

    outspan, 18, 20 Potatau, King, 60 Russia, iv, vii oxen, 16-18, 20, 22-24 potatoes, 20

     prairie dogs, 26 S

    prickly heat, 5 sabashing, 52 P

    pagoda, 42 Princep, James, ix sadhu, 33

    Paharis, 34 Proctor (solicitor), 5 sago, 13-14 Pakeha, x provost marshal, viii Sahara, 30 Pakistan, viii-ix, xiii, 7, 41, 45, 47, 49, 51 Pues, 12 sahib logue, 47

    palanquin, iv, 28, 49, 51, 53 puggaree, see puggies sahib, v-vi

    Pankhurst, Dr Richard, 61 puggies, 46 Sale, Lady, 6 Papakura, 58 Pukekohe, x, 55, 62 Sale, Major, 7 paper nautilus, 27 Pullicat sands, 9 Sale, Alexandrina, 6 Parham, W. T, xi, 58 pundit, viii Sale, Sir Robert Henry G.C.B, 3, 6-7

    70 Salim, 36 snuff, 15, 21 Squire, Tristiana (m. John Taylor), 13, 26,

    salt beef, 9 Sobraon, 45 40, 54

    salt, 9, 51 Solomon, Miss, 43 Squire, Colonel Tristram (the elder), v

    Sanskrit, ix, 6-7, 29, 34 Solomon, Nathaniel, 43 Squire, Colonel Tristram Charnley, v-ix, xiv,

    Sarchee (the slave), 16, 19, 21 Solomons, Mr, 43 passim 2-38, illustration, 54-55, 61 Sarkars, 49 Solomon’s Hotel, 43 Squire, Lieutenant William, v, 3 sarpá, 29 Sons, Captain, 8, 11 St Bride’s Church, v-vi, illustration, 61 Scinde fever, x, 48 Soudan, xiii, xiv St Helena, xii, 4, 43, 53 Scinde, 45, 47-51, 53 Souter, Mrs, 40 St James Churchyard, 54 Scindees, 52 Souter, Emma, 40 St Leonards, 43 Scindian chiefs, 49 Souter, Sarah, 40 St Thomas, 5

    Scindians, 49 Souter, Tom, 40 Stanley, Captain, 45-47 scormah, 51 Southern Cross, The, 55 Stanley, Sir Henry M, xiv scorpion, vi Southon, Jean, xv, 61 Stehelin (officer), 4 Scotch regiment, 43 sowar, 41 Stellingbosch, 14, 16, 30 Scotland, 24 sowarree, illustration, 50 Stevenson, Robert Louis, xiv sealskin, iv Spain, v Stink Fontayne, 15, 20 Second Sikh War, ix, 45 span, 16 stockade, 7

    Secretary bird, illustration, 30 speaking tree, viii Stockinstrome, Captain Andreas, 26 Seetapore, xiii Speedy, Alfred Mason, xi, 43-45, 50, 54, 56 Stoddart, Colonel Charles, iv Seiks, 40 Speedy, Allan Lawrence Tristram, Stoke Damerel, v Selwyn, George Augustus, 59 storm, 13, 27, 42, 47-48 illustration

    sentry, 12, 17, 44, 48 Speedy, Augusta, 43 Straits Settlements, xii-xiii Sephahis, 6 Speedy, Charlotte, 54, 56 strawberry, 21-22, 37 Sepoy, 6, 45 Speedy, Cornelia, xiv Sturt, Captain, 6 sergeant, 4, 39, 44-45 Speedy, Emelia, x, xv, 39, 44, 49, 53, 55, 56, sudra, 33

    Seringapatam, 3, 53 60 sugar, 10, 12, 51 serpent, 32 Speedy, Essex, 60, 62 sulphur, 20-21 Setswana Bible, 24 Speedy, Harriet, xi-xii, 56 Sumatra, xii, xv, 9-10 Setswana, 24 Speedy, Helena Agincourt, 43, 55-56, 60 Sunderbunds, 6 Shah Daad Khan, 49-51 Speedy, Major James, viii-xii, xv, 28, sunstroke, x, 6, 41 Shah Jahan, 34 illustration, 29, 32, passim 35-56, Sutherland (officer), 4 Shahdadani Sarkar, 49 illustration, 58-62 Sutledge (Sutlej), vii, ix, illustration, 35, Shahid Minar, 31 Speedy, James Arthur (Hercules), 45 38-40

    Shaikh Salim Christi, 36 Speedy, James Henry Havelock, x, 28, suttee, iv, vi, 32, 51 shako, 2 illustration, 62 suwarree, see sowarree

    shark, 4, 27 Speedy, Lionel Lawrence, xv swallows, 36

    shawls, 40, 42 Speedy & Sons, LL, xii Swart River, 26 sheep, 14, 16, 27 Speedy, Lloyd, xv sweeper, 36

    Sheerness, 43 Speedy, Mary, 54 sweet potatoes, 14 shells, 27 Speedy, Octavius Anson, 41 sweetmeats, 8, 49-51 sherbet, 50 Speedy, Captain Robert, viii, 54 sweets, 51

    shikaree, 41, 46-47 Speedy, Colonel Robert, viii Swettenham, Sir Frank, xiii, 61 shroff, 46 Speedy, Dr Robert, 54 sword, 10

    shudra, viii Speedy, Rose Haultain, x-xi

    Sikander (Alexander the Great), viii Speedy, Sarah Mason (née Squire), v, T

    Sikh Empire, vii, ix viii-xii, xiv-xvi, 7, 36-37, 54, illustration, Table Mountain, illustration

    Sikh Wars, 28 58-62 Taiping, xiii Sikhs, 38-39, 45 Speedy, Squire, xv Taj Mahal, Frontispiece, vii, illustrations, silver, 7, 18, 35, 41, 43, 45, 51 Speedy, Tom, 45 34-35

    Simla, illustration, 36, 41, 55 Speedy, General Thomas, viii, 45 Talpur mirs (chiefs), 49 Sinclair, 32 Speedy, Captain Tristram Charles Sawyer, x, Tamil Nadu, 9 Sind, 47, 49 xii, xiv-xv, 37-38, 42, 44, 56, 61 Tamil, xii

    Sing, Runjeet, illustration; see also Singh, spices, 42 Tando, 49

    Maharaja Ranjit spring-bok, 18-19 Taranaki, 55, 59 Singapore, ix, 38 Squiare [sic], Colonel T.C., xii tatties, 37 12Singh, Golab, 40 Squire, Ellen (m. George Tytler, m. Alfred Taungup, 7

    Singh, Maharaja Ranjit, vii-ix, xii, xv, 38-40 Houghton), 4, 14, illustration, 34-35, 37, 54 Taylor, Alexander, 26 Sitana, 61 Squire, Lieutenant John, v Taylor, John, 26, 54 Sitapur, xiii Squire, Louisa (m. Alexander Holcombe), 6, Taz Beebee Zamanee, 34 skeet, 20 31, 54 Te Akau, 60

    skins, 16, 21-22, 25, 41 Squire, Aunt Louisa (m. Parke Pittar), 31 Te Haroto, 60 sky-clad, vii Squire, Margaret (née Eastfield), vi-vii, Te Wanakaha, 60 slave market, 16 passim 2-43, 55; see also Eastfield, Tej Singh, 45 slave, 9, 13-14, 16, 19, 26 Margaret Smith Tempsky, Gustavus von, 58 smallpox, 34, 36, 40, 52 Squire, Mary (m. Charles Richardson), 2, 4, Terunesh, Empress, 61 snake (boa constrictor), 31 14, 19, illustration, 29-30, 47, 49, 54 Tewodoros II, see Theodore, Emperor of snake (cobra), 30 Squire, Sarah Mason (m. James Speedy), vi, Abyssinia

    snake charmer, illustration viii; see also Speedy, Sarah Mason Thaipeng, xiii snake, vi, 7, 29-30 Squire, Susan Augusta, 54 Thames, 54

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    The Buffs, 28, 36, 40, 43 Waikato River, x Theodore, Emperor of Abyssinia, xiii-xiv, Waikato War, 58 61 Waitangi, x Third Anglo-Maratha War, iv Waitetuna Maori School, 60

    Thomas, St, 5 Waiuku, x-xi, xiv, 55, 58-60, 62

    Thompson, William, 60 Walters, Mr George S., 61-62

    Three Kings, 55 War Graves Department, 61 thug, vi Waterloo, iv, v, xii thugee, vi Waugh, Captn, 31 tiffin, 48 Wessels (family), 31 tiger cat, 25 West Bengal, 28 tiger, vi, 6, 38 Weston, Major, 47 timber, iv whale oil, iv Tinling (officer), 4 Whangarei, 60 Tippoo Sultan, 26 whares, 60

    toad, 27 whip, 9, 18 tobac, 32 whooping cough, 13 tobacco, 15; see also tobac wild cat, 38 Tom (the slave), 19 Wilkinson, Aunt, 43 tomasha, 45 Wily, Henry E.R.L., xii, xv, 24, 58

    Tomb of the Tooth, 36 Winchester, 44 tortoises, 30 Windsor, 28

    Treaty of Waitangi, x wine, 30

    Tristin D’Acunha, 55 Wiremu Tamehana, 60 turban, 40, 46 Wiremu, 60

    turkey, 12, 19 Worcester, 26 tu-tu, 60 Wynberg, 30 typhoon, xv, 34

    Tytler, Mrs George (née Squire), v; see also X

    Squire, Ellen Xhosa, 23

    Tytler, Captain George Alexander, 35-37,

    41, 54 Y

    Tytler, Harriet, v, 35, 43 yellow-hammers, xi Tytler, Dr. Robert, 35 Younghusband, Miss, 31 Tytler, Robert Charnley Squire Charles, 55

     Z

    Zambezi River, 24 U

    Underah Gown, 38 zar, zan, zamin, 50

    United States, 51 zebra, 25

    untouchable, viii, 33, 46 zenana, 51

    Urdu, xii, 7 Zoroaster, ix Utinhague, 26

    Uttar Pradesh State, 39

V

    vaisa (vaishya), viii, 33

    Val des Cygnes, 2

    Valache, 53

    Valenciennes, 2

    Valentinian, 2

    Van Diemen’s Land, 55

    Van Reynefeldt, Mynheer, 16

    Vanderbyle (family), 31

    varna, 33

    venetians, 48

    verandah, 5, 8, 37, 40-41

    Vibrio cholerae, 42

    Vicker (family), 58

    Victoria, Queen, xiii, xiv, 52, 61 Victoria Falls, 24

    Victoria Terrace (Isle of Man), 54 Vigors, Horatio Nelson, 4

    Villa Marina, 55

    vineyard, 30

    Vishnu, 8

    Vitex lucens, 58

    W

    wagon, 15-19, 22, 25, illustration

    Waikato, xii, 58-62

    Waikato Militia, xiii

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